Blatter happy to testify in France on Qatar World Cup

2019-12-11 18:49

Sepp Blatter, the former president of FIFA, says that he had opposed awarding the 2020 World Cup to Qatar, but that he has a "clear conscience."

Blatter ready to testify in France over 2022 World Cup

2019-12-11 14:49

Sepp Blatter, the former president of FIFA says that he had opposed awarding the 2020 World Cup to Qatar, but that he has a "clear conscience."

Blatter lashes out at Infantino after World Cup expansion scrapped

2019-05-23 18:59

Sepp Blatter has blasted FIFA head Gianni Infantino after plans for a 48-team 2022 World Cup were shelved.

Blatter says Sarkozy helped Qatar land 2022 World Cup

2019-03-11 21:21

Sepp Blatter has alleged that ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy had played a crucial role in helping Qatar win the right to host the 2022 World Cup.

Blatter backs England for next European SWC

2018-06-21 13:20

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes the Soccer World Cup should return to England when Europe next gets its turn to host the tournament.

Blatter arrives in Russia for World Cup despite FIFA ban

2018-06-19 20:25

Disgraced former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter defied a ban to attend World Cup matches and arrived in Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin.

Blatter wishes Platini bribery case would come to an end

2018-03-08 19:58

Sepp Blatter said that he is growing impatient, as the former FIFA president has been under investigation since 2015.

Blatter says 'new facts' encourage him to fight ban

2018-02-02 15:52

Sepp Blatter indicated that he plans to take on FIFA, the global football body he used to run but which has now banned him.

Blatter: Solo's sexual assault claim 'absurd'

2017-11-11 14:16

Sepp Blatter says that claims by US women's goalkeeper Hope Solo that he had grabbed her backside are "absurd".

FIFA sponsors 'accelerate' China's World Cup chances

2017-06-07 07:24

China's footballers may be struggling on the pitch but its companies are proving to be a big player, signing sponsorship deals with FIFA.


FIFA to take legal action to recover money from Platini

2019-12-11 16:09

FIFA is to take legal action by the end of the year to force Michel Platini to return two million Swiss francs he received "illegally" during Sepp Blatter's reign.

'I want to sue him': Blatter to target Infantino, FIFA

2019-05-29 16:59

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is running unopposed in his bid for a second term as the head of world football's governing body, but Sepp Blatter plans to sue him.

Disgraced Blatter plans to sue FIFA, new boss Infantino

2019-05-09 07:38

Former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter plans to sue world football's governing body and his successor for allegedly spreading "false information" and damaging his reputation.

Blatter summoned in 2006 SWC investigation

2019-02-14 17:03

Sepp Blatter has been summoned to explain how Germany was awarded the 2006 Soccer World Cup as prosecutors investigate suspected corruption.

Ex-FIFA president Blatter meets Putin at Kremlin

2018-06-21 11:54

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he met Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin and talked about the Russia team's good start to the Soccer World Cup.

Blatter to defy FIFA ban to attend World Cup, meet Putin

2018-06-18 21:35

Disgraced former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter will defy a ban to attend two World Cup matches and also meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Banned ex-FIFA head Blatter backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

2018-02-22 15:38

Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter has endorsed Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid while banned from soccer roles for financial misconduct.

FIFA report details spending of Blatter era

2018-01-24 16:47

A new report shines a light on the murky ways of the old regime at the world football's governing body during the time of Sepp Blatter.

Sepp Blatter accused of sexual assault

2017-11-11 07:40

US women's football star Hope Solo has accused Sepp Blatter of sexual assault, claiming the disgraced former FIFA president groped her backside in 2013.

FIFA lands Chinese SWC sponsor

2017-04-06 07:28

Consumer electronics firm Hisense has become the latest Chinese sponsor of the Soccer World Cup as FIFA races to fill commercial slots.

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